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Job #: R-00013359
Location: Arnold, MO
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, Lead Software Engineer in Arnold, MO. An ACTIVE TS/SCI level security clearance and willingness to obtain a POLY if requested is REQUIRED for consideration.

The Technology stack includes Ruby, Elastic Search/ELK, AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry. We are looking for an experienced leader, to mentor junior engineers and help drive a more efficient technical solution. The contract supports a government customer across the US, and provides infrastructure support services, virtualization, and support to data centers. A successful candidate will play a leading role in the design, development, and architecture of an enterprise-wide software.

A successful candidate has experience in the following:
  • ElasticSearch, ELK AWS, Ruby, Pivotal Cloud Foundry Refactoring existing solutions to provide significant enhancements
  • Resolves highly complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations
  • Factors emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation
  • Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials
  • Present analysis reports to management and customer personnel
  • Serves as a customer interface to resolve problems
  • Ensure requirements are met on a timely basis
  • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software developers

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience. Masters Degree preferred.

  • 10-15 years of related software development experience
  • Experience with Elastic Search/ELK
  • Experience interacting with AWS, Ruby, Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Experience with cloud orchestration tools (i.e. Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience writing scripts using Perl and Python
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Strong desire and experience solving technical and geospatial related problems using technology
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess excellent time management skills
  • TS/SCI clearance required

"External Referral Eligible"

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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